May, 2016

Public Pressure wins two-month Reprieve for Montreal Roma Teenager and Mom facing deportation

Press Release Public Pressure wins two-month Reprieve for Montreal Roma Teenager and Mom facing deportation Montreal, 12 May 2016 — On the eve of their scheduled deportation, 17-year old Gilda Lakatos and her mother Katalin received word that the government had agreed to postpone their deportation for another two months. After Gilda and Katalin courageously […]


New borough mayor Christine Black refuses to commit to ending anti-Black racism in Montreal Nord

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New borough mayor Christine Black refuses to commit to ending anti-Black racism in Montreal Nord  Members of Montreal Noir, a new activist group, formed to combat systemic anti-Black racism in Montreal, confronted new Montreal-Nord mayor Christine Black last evening as she presided over her first borough meeting.  Following up from a press […]


Press Conf today at 10:30. Canada still deporting Roma refugees: Roma teenager and her mom fight deportation scheduled for Thursday

Canada still deporting Roma refugees: Roma teenager and her mom fight deportation scheduled for Thursday Press ConferenceTuesday, 10 May at 10:30 am1500 de Maisonneuve W., 204, Montreal 17-year old Gilda Lakatos and her mother Katalin Lakatos are facing deportation on Thursday. The family left Hungary in 2011 because of the racism they experienced as Roma, […]


Press Conference, Tuesday at 10:30: Canada still deporting Roma refugees, Roma teen and mom facing deportation Thursday

Media Advisory Canada still deporting Roma refugees: Roma teenager and her mom fight deportation scheduled for Thursday Press ConferenceTuesday, 10 May at 10:30 am1500 de Maisonneuve W., 204 17-year old Gilda Lakatos and her mother Katalin Lakatos are facing deportation on Thursday. The family left Hungary in 2011 because of the racism they experienced as […]


Over thirty (30) activists from Solidarity Across Borders occupied and disrupted the daily operations of the Canadian Border Services Agency for the entire morning.

STATUS FOR ALL… NOW! STOP THE VIOLENCE! #StopDeportations #ShutDownCBSA   Post-occupation Press Release   Over thirty (30) activists from Solidarity Across Borders occupied and disrupted the daily operations of the Canadian Border Services Agency for the entire morning.   Montréal, May 3, 2016 – From 9:00 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m., members and allies of […]


CBSA Montreal offices are occupied and disrupted by organizers from Solidarity Across Borders

Attention News Editors For Immediate Release   CBSA Montreal offices are occupied and disrupted by organizers from Solidarity Across Borders   Protesters demand “Status Now!” and denounce the violence of deportations, detentions, and Canada’s immigration system   More than 25 protesters undertaking an unlimited occupation and ongoing disruption of CBSA activities   Media is asked […]